- Fri, 05/31/2013 - 00:00
In China’s worst single outburst of ethnic violence in four years, 21 people died last month in the far western region of Xinjiang. But never mind that.
- Thu, 05/23/2013 - 23:28
In a region plagued by ethnic strife, the growth of immigrant-dominated settlements is adding to the tension
- Thu, 05/23/2013 - 00:00
Photographer Eleanor Moseman shows the daily lives of a people native the Xinjiang region, whom the country's majority population tends to treat with suspicion.
- Wed, 05/22/2013 - 00:00
- Mon, 05/20/2013 - 12:13
It is Ramadan. The Chinese government has mandated all restaurants remain open for business during fasting hours.
- Tue, 05/14/2013 - 22:54
Fifteen years ago, on May 14, 1998, U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of a landmark effort to promote a pivotal human right abroad. In October of that year, the Senate also acted and President Clinton signed the International Religious Freedom Act, or IRFA, into law.
- Fri, 05/10/2013 - 21:41
Middle-grade and adult fiction share territory largely ignored by young adult literature: the exploration of countries and eras beyond the borders of the contemporary teenager’s navel.
- Fri, 05/10/2013 - 21:13
Now that the 'tent confrontation` in Ladakh is over and politicians' call to "drive out" the Chinese has died down, the story will disappear from the front pages.
- Tue, 05/07/2013 - 22:04
In 2009, development of Kashgar’s old town accelerated after the revelations of the deadly role of faulty architecture during the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.
- Mon, 05/06/2013 - 21:24
An interview with the award-winning author about freedom of expression, the People's Republic, and how literature can thrive under repressive governments.